Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
to strike against the convoy believed to be carrying antiaircraft weapons to hezbollah in lebanon. the syrian military denies the existence of any such shipment, and accuses israel of hitting a scientific research facility. for more on israel's strike on syria and the hagel confirmation hearing employees to be joined by former u.s. ambassador to the un and fox is contributor john bolton. welcome. >> to be here for. lori: we have to talk about chuck hagel and the senate armed forces hearing today. we were expecting our rough questioning session, but that was downright cruel. what is your take? >> it was a debacle for chuck hagel, and it was not because the question was so brutal as that the answers or so incompetent. i have been through my own confirmation hearings. i helped prepare other people for there's. and i understand hagel went through a lot of time and effort to prepare, but it did not show today in question after question he simply seemed unable or unwilling to provide answers that were coherent. you have shown some of the clips. the list goes on. lori: one example, why d
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm EST
-aircraft missiles to the islamist militant group hezbollah in lebanon. syriaa say tv's accusing israel of bombing a military research center northwest of the capital of damascus, but that has not been confirmed. for more on the implications of the israeli attack on syria, and joined by fox news national security analyst who has held security posts under presidents ford, nixon, and reagan. so this attack by israel on syria, is syria going to interpret it as an act of war. >> they have a civil war of their own, so they don't have much. lori: what about them? >> listen, why is israel doing this? is looking and syria and thinking, yaks, chemical weapons. we want to make sure whatever happens, especially that explodes, that those chemical weapons are now used against israel. the second thing or read about is surface-to-air missiles which is what was probably in the convoy attacked. why? because they know if their is a military operation against iran, let's say six months from now i year from now is well as a pre-emptive strike against the iranian nuclear site commander there retaliate? by laun
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there's islamists, the iran is in there, hezbollah is in there, and i don't think we're shaping the future of syria the way we should be, and potentially could be, even short of putting american troops on the ground. melissa: what's that mean? what do you suggest we do? i understand we've done wrong. what's your recommendation today? >> i'm on the record on this, and say things we should have, shaped an opposition, formed opposition -- melissa: but what can we do now? what will we do now? >> the same thing. we're way behind the power curve. this is difficult. there's psychological operations, cyber operations. we could be recruiting, you know, the generals away from syria. all things we certainly could be doing in terms of trying to shift it and shape it. now, there's no guarantee it's going in our direction, but the fat of the matter is that being reactive, i think, is much less fortuitous for us than being proactive. melissa: if we don't do those things, where's the situation go from here? >> think about it. you know, there's chemical weapons that could fall into the wrong hands.
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islamist militant group hezbollah. syria says israel hit a military research center. that hostage standoff in rural alabama alabama continues this morning. deron contact with the suspect to the retired truck driver holding a 5-year-old boy in an underground bunker. the man grabbed the boy off of a school bus tuesday after shooting and killing the bus driver. those are your headlines. now back to cheryl casone and dennis is hanging out there to. cheryl: he is somewhere around. a new study is showing almost a third of americans have no savings account at all. according to corporation for enterprise development nearly 44% of american households are only one emergency away from financial ruin. they don't have enough savings to cover basic living expenses for three months if they were to suddenly fall sick or lose a job. should be six months. the study gives possible reasons for lack of savings like stagnant wages, rising prices and high credit card debt. the new york times says the chinese repeatedly hacked into its computer systems over the last four months stealing reporters passwords and ch